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South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey coffee shop fundraiser marks one-year with Easter-themed sale

Everbean Cafe selling Easter treats in support of gift-card campaign for health-care workers

South Surrey’s Everbean Cafe is selling ‘Hatching Egg Hot Chocolate Bombs’ to support its campaign to show appreciation for frontline workers. (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo Secondary graduate Alexa Porpaczy, who now competes at the University of Arizona, set a new personal-best mark when she cleared the bar at 1.83 m last weekend at the Willie Williams Classic in Tucson, Ariz. (University of Arizona photo)

South Surrey high-jumper sets personal-best mark at NCAA meet

Alexa Porpaczy among top-ranked high-jumpers in NCAA and Canada

Semiahmoo Secondary graduate Alexa Porpaczy, who now competes at the University of Arizona, set a new personal-best mark when she cleared the bar at 1.83 m last weekend at the Willie Williams Classic in Tucson, Ariz. (University of Arizona photo)
Mass vaccination clinics, including this one in North Delta as well as one in South Surrey, were announced by Fraser Health Tuesday (March 23). (Mayor George V. Harvie Twitter photo)

Mass vaccination centres set to open in South Surrey, Cloverdale and Delta

Sites among five in Fraser Health region to be open for appointment booking by end of month

Mass vaccination clinics, including this one in North Delta as well as one in South Surrey, were announced by Fraser Health Tuesday (March 23). (Mayor George V. Harvie Twitter photo)
A Rocha Canada, located in South Surrey, has been awarded a $50,000 grant to help protect the Little Campbell River Watershed. (Tracy Holmes photo)

South Surrey’s A Rocha Canada receives $50,000 grant for wetland protection

Grant issued as part of provincial conservation and economic stimulus program

A Rocha Canada, located in South Surrey, has been awarded a $50,000 grant to help protect the Little Campbell River Watershed. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Former Surrey Eagles captain Paul McAvoy was recently recognized for his academic success at Colgate University. (Garrett James photo)

Former Surrey Eagles honoured for academic excellence in NCAA

Players among nearly 50 BC Hockey League alums named to all-academic teams

Former Surrey Eagles captain Paul McAvoy was recently recognized for his academic success at Colgate University. (Garrett James photo)
Former White Rock Triton Marshal Luiz currently plays at Jackson State University in the U.S. (Garrett James photo)

‘Awesome’ to see White Rock Triton alumni excelling in collegiate baseball

U.S.-based players are on the field, while former Tritons in Canada continue to wait for green light

Former White Rock Triton Marshal Luiz currently plays at Jackson State University in the U.S. (Garrett James photo)
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The excitement of going out into the world has worn off

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The music therapy program at Semiahmoo House Society will continue throughout 2021 thanks to a new sponsor. (Music Heals photo)

Semiahmoo House music-therapy program celebrated as sponsor found for ‘21

Music Heals initiative has helped clients deal with isolation, mental-health issues during pandemic

The music therapy program at Semiahmoo House Society will continue throughout 2021 thanks to a new sponsor. (Music Heals photo)
The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital on the building’s south side. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Lack of COVID-19 follow-up care for senior parent concerning for Semiahmoo Peninsula man

Jeff Garrad worried isolated seniors may be left to fend for themselves if they contract virus

The COVID-19 test centre at Peace Arch Hospital on the building’s south side. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith said his players are ‘absolutely thrilled’ at the opportunity to play a shortened BCHL season beginning in April. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles ‘absolutely thrilled’ with announcement of BCHL season

Junior ‘A’ hockey league set to return to play in early April

Surrey Eagles head coach Cam Keith said his players are ‘absolutely thrilled’ at the opportunity to play a shortened BCHL season beginning in April. (Garrett James photo)
The BC Hockey League announced a shortened 2021 season will begin in early April, following approval from the league’s board of governors and the provincial health office. (Damon James photo)

BC Hockey League announces shortened season will begin in April

Junior ‘A’ hockey league board of governors approve season following green light from province

The BC Hockey League announced a shortened 2021 season will begin in early April, following approval from the league’s board of governors and the provincial health office. (Damon James photo)
Shane Lovas (right) stands next to his truck in the parking lot of Centennial Arena in White Rock while his 10-year-old son Tanner gears up for a practice with his atom hockey team last month. (Aaron Hinks photo)

COVID-19: ‘I would’ve liked to have seen them play’

Pandemic has affected parents and coaches as well as athletes

Shane Lovas (right) stands next to his truck in the parking lot of Centennial Arena in White Rock while his 10-year-old son Tanner gears up for a practice with his atom hockey team last month. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Jim Hughson speaks with Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber (centre) and Brendan Gallagher (right) during the Nite of Champions virtual gala. (Contributed photo)

KidSport BC’s virtual Nite of Champions gala raises more than $100,000

‘We are very grateful and very appreciative of everybody’s commitment,’: chapter president

Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Jim Hughson speaks with Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber (centre) and Brendan Gallagher (right) during the Nite of Champions virtual gala. (Contributed photo)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, following a league-wide conference call Monday night. (Jody Harris photo)

PJHL cancels rest of its junior ‘B’ hockey season

‘Everyone did all that they could do’ to save season, said White Rock Whalers owner

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, following a league-wide conference call Monday night. (Jody Harris photo)
Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a virtual fundraiser, the Bunny Hop, this month, in which participants are encouraged to get out and walk, run or bike a one, five or 10 km route. (Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary to host virtual ‘Bunny Hop’

Fundraiser aims to raise $10,000 between now and April 6

Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a virtual fundraiser, the Bunny Hop, this month, in which participants are encouraged to get out and walk, run or bike a one, five or 10 km route. (Contributed photo)
Liberty roses – created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert – will be planted in White Rock later this month. (Contributed photo)

‘Liberty Rose’ to be planted along Johnston Road and at White Rock City Hall

Poppy-like rose created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert

Liberty roses – created by acclaimed rose breeder Brad Jalbert – will be planted in White Rock later this month. (Contributed photo)
South Surrey’s Kirk Arsenault has started a new company, Str8laced, that sells cleat wraps that aim to keep athletes’ shoes from coming untied during games and practices. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey sports equipment entrepreneur tying up loose ends before Alberta move

Str8laced wraps keep laces from coming loose in the middle of play, says Kirk Arsenault

South Surrey’s Kirk Arsenault has started a new company, Str8laced, that sells cleat wraps that aim to keep athletes’ shoes from coming untied during games and practices. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers from Semiahmoo Secondary joined with members of the Lower Mainland Green Team and the White Rock and South Surrey Naturalists Wednesday to remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)

Students, volunteers remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park

Day-long project a collaboration between city, Lower Mainland Green Team

Volunteers from Semiahmoo Secondary joined with members of the Lower Mainland Green Team and the White Rock and South Surrey Naturalists Wednesday to remove invasive plants from White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park. (Contributed photo)
Raj Singh Toor (left) with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea after an official apology for the treatment of Komagata Maru passengers in 1914. (Contributed photo)

Request made for City of White Rock to honour Komagata Maru passengers

Raj Singh Toor confident city will rename ‘street, park or city asset’ in honour of 1914 tragedy

Raj Singh Toor (left) with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea after an official apology for the treatment of Komagata Maru passengers in 1914. (Contributed photo)
Longtime Earl Marriott Secondary rugby coach Adam Roberts said he’s concerned that young athletes are losing motivation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has cancelled high-school sports seasons since last spring. (Janice Croze photo)

COVID-19: Stress, lack of activity a consequence of pandemic

‘There’s nothing really driving’ students right now, says South Surrey rugby coach

Longtime Earl Marriott Secondary rugby coach Adam Roberts said he’s concerned that young athletes are losing motivation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has cancelled high-school sports seasons since last spring. (Janice Croze photo)